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WalletHub, a personal finance site, compared 34 characteristics of 150 U.S. cities, and ranked the 10 healthiest cities.

It’s easier to make healthy choices in some cities than in others. WalletHub, a personal finance site, compared 34 characteristics of 150 U.S. cities, and ranked these as the 10 healthiest:

1

San Francisco

2

Salt Lake City

3

Scottsdale, Ariz.

4

Seattle

5

Portland, Ore.

6

Irvine, Calif.

7

Huntington Beach, Calif.

8

Honolulu

9

Washington, D.C.

10

Santa Clarita, Calif.

Ranking factors included per capita number of fitness clubs, nutritionists, healthy restaurants, and walking and running trails; fruit and veggie consumption; and health care access and costs. Here are some of the winners in individual categories (based on per-capita numbers):

  • Most healthy restaurants: Portland, Ore.
  • Most nutritionists: Durham, N.C.
  • Lowest average fitness club costs: El Paso, Tex.
  • Most running trails: Washington, D.C.
  • Most walking trails: Lincoln, Neb.

Three California cities—San Francisco, Oakland, and Fremont—tied for the #1 spot in lowest percentage of adults eating less than 1 serving of fruits and veggies daily.

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